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G7 Backs Price Cap on Russian Oil

5 September 2022, 03:56
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The Group of Seven, 7 of the world’s richest countries, has agreed to put a global price cap on Russian oil, potentially cooling oil prices while hitting the revenue of Russia. The cap is planned to be enacted around the same time as the EU sanctions on Russian oil, which will come into effect 5th December. No values have been given for the cap, which would allow buyers of Russian crude to continue with key services like the financing and insurance for tankers. However, the Kremlin has announced that it would stop supplying oil to countries that have imposed the price cap.

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